When it comes to media and programming, Biola Alabi is one of the names that quickly comes to mind in Africa. The Founder & CEO of Biola Alabi Media (former managing director of MNet Africa) will be at the annual International Conference on Innovation in Television (INTV Conference 2017), hosted by Keshet Media Group in Jerusalem Monday and Tuesday 6 and 7 March.
Alabi will be joining other top media executives, including Jennifer Salke, President of NBC Entertainment; Jeff Zucker, President of CNN Worldwide; Dana Walden, Chairman and CEO of Fox Television Group; Harris Diamond, Chairman & CEO of McCann Worldgroup; David Abraham, CEO of Channel 4; Jon Steinberg, CEO of Cheddar (Former President of Buzzfeed) and Kary Antholis, President Miniseries & Cinemax Programming at HBO, all guest speakers at the Conference.
Alabi has been at the forefront of shaping television in Nigeria and across Africa.
She spearheaded the expansion of Africa Magic channels brand across Africa, further establishing her as a media icon and one of the leading media executives in Africa.
She now heads Biola Alabi Media, a dynamic consultancy and production company she founded, with expertise in strategic consulting for pay entertainment, digital television, interactive television and emerging entertainment distribution platforms.
The Innovation in Television conference provides a stage for those who are shaping the present as well as the future of TV.
Gathering in Jerusalem from across the globe, industry leaders, innovators and disruptors will discuss modern TV’s opportunities and challenges, sharing their visions and insight into the evolving TV landscape, now and into the future.
Following the success of previous editions, INTV 2017 introduces a unique fast-paced, two-day event, featuring keynote talks, fire-side chats and interviews, all designed to explore the future of television.
This is coming at a time when the global TV audience is taking centre stage, new online platforms and interactive services are emerging, and social media is integrating into the viewer experience.
The conference is hosted by Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem and Keshet’s CEO Avi Nir, the audience will consist of guests from around the world as well as Israel’s growing television and media community.